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New research suggests antioxidants do nothing to prevent cancer and, in some cases, may make the disease worse. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Antioxidant Supplements Don’t Fight Cancer

New study suggests antioxidants may make some cancers worse.

07/22/2014

Doctors used the leeches to clean the severed portion of the ear before reattachment. (Image credit: New England Journal of Medicine)

Doctors Use Leeches To Reattach Severed Ear

Doctors say the leeches are better than almost anything else at cleaning the severed part.

04/17/2014

A new study finds that a transplant of healthy fecal matter into someone with chronic diarrhea is more effective than antibiotic treatment. (Photo Courtesy of U.S. Army Medical Research and Development/Getty Images)

Study: Feces Transplant More Effective For Diarrhea Than Antibiotics

A procedure that inserts fecal matter from a healthy person into the intestines of someone with diarrhea has been found to be a better treatment than antibiotics.

01/17/2013

Deer tick, dog tick, lone star tick (Getty Images)

Yale Researchers Find New Tick-Borne Infection In Connecticut

Connecticut, the place where Lyme disease was first identified, in 1975, is home to another tick-born ailment, a distant cousin of Lyme disease, also carried by the deer tick.

01/16/2013

File photo of a bottle of Ritalin. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: People On ADHD Medication Less Likely To Commit Crimes

A recently-discovered perk for those living with attention deficit disorder is that they are less likely to spend time behind bars.

11/26/2012

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